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Boulder High Senior to Present Martian Balloon Research

Bryce Irving, a senior at Boulder High, developed an interest in space exploration while living in Florida when he was younger, riding his scooter to watch SpaceX launches and visiting the Kennedy Space Center. In high school, he heard a presentation from an engineer at Ball Aerospace, contacted the engineer …

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SpaceX apologizes to customers for Starlink shipping delays

SpaceX has apologized to customers for the delays in delivering their Internet Starlink kit. In a message Posted on Twitter on Tuesday, November 23, SpaceX said silicon shortages over the past six months have impacted its expected production rate and affected its ability to fulfill “many” Starlink orders. “We apologize …

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SpaceX’s first two Super Heavy boosters progress well towards early testing

SpaceX is making good progress on Starship’s first two Super Heavy boosters, both of which could be ready for their first major test campaigns before the end of the year. On November 19, some ten weeks after the process began, SpaceX lifted the Super Heavy B5’s methane tank (LCH4) above …

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UFOs – unwanted flying objects – in night sky over North Queensland easily identified, expert says

Unexpected, if not unidentified, flying objects surprised some North Queenslanders who were observing the skies this week, with images of a long, thin object floating in the night sky, trending on social media. Key points: There have been a number of UFO sightings in North Queensland in recent days. Space …

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Blue Origin loses offer to land Artemis’ first astronauts on the moon

Blue Origin lost its months-long battle to be reconsidered for a contract with NASA to transport astronauts from the moon’s orbit to its surface. Blue Origin’s lawsuit in the U.S. Federal Claims Tribunal challenged NASA’s selection of rival SpaceX – and only SpaceX – for the contract. U.S. Judge Richard …

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Is Indonesia going to make its way in the space race?

BIAK, Indonesia – For 15 generations, members of the Abrauw clan have lived much like their ancestors. They cultivate with wooden plows in plots of the rainforest, gather medicinal plants and set traps to catch snakes and wild boars. The land they occupy on the island of Biak is everything …

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U.S. FAA aims to complete SpaceX spacecraft review by December 31

A SpaceX SN15 prototype spacecraft is seen as it sits on a transporter after Wednesday’s successful launch and first landing since the company’s spacecraft facility, in Boca Chica, Texas, USA, on May 6, 2021. REUTERS / Gene Blevins WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 (Reuters) – The United States Federal Aviation Administration announced …

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